The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 36 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 1.05% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 9.38% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £225 £500 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +132.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -56.23%
ISEB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
49 32 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.08% 11.19% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 32
Median daily rate £335 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £299 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £425 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £35.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SilkTest
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 1 (33.33%) SilkTest
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle